Fiscal Resources: Impact on Management
This course is for the graduate student who does not have an accounting or finance background. It focuses on fundamental financial and accounting concepts. Studies in fiscal resource management emphasize the interpretation of financial statements and ways in which cost management influences various aspects of a business. Material is presented from a general manager’s perspective. Students investigate the development of financial plans and investment strategies, and how those processes influence management decisions.
Management Control and Auditing
In this course, students will study management auditing and control systems in business. Topics include the use of internal controls and management policies and measuring and evaluating performance. Students examine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance issues for business.
Sales and Account Management
Students will investigate strategies for planning and managing sales accounts. Topics include budgets, sales forecasts and account management of projects, individual assignments and sales and marketing departments within businesses. Examination will include management of sales and accounts for marketing firms.
Human Capital: Two-Sided Accountability
This course provides an in-depth examination of measurement of human capital based on a non-linear, integrated approach, accounting for elements that balance ROI metrics with qualitative assessment. Studies emphasize the alignment of employee performance with improved recruitment; training and development and retention practices; the relationship of human resources and organizational development and the balance of human capital investments and accountability.
Quality Control: Systems and Accountability
Students will analyze control systems for quality assurance throughout all operational phases within a range of industries. By examining project management concepts throughout the life cycle of an operation, students will prepare to design quality control solutions to reflect management accountability across all phases of a process. This will also explore the impact of intra- and inter-departmental collaboration.